Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 53% 44% 1% 2% 113
California 40% 56% 3% 2% 916
Colorado 43% 56% 1% < 1% 138
Connecticut 41% 54% 5% < 1% 111
Florida 52% 44% 2% 1% 357
Georgia 54% 41% 5% < 1% 192
Illinois 47% 48% 3% 2% 259
Indiana 63% 33% 3% 1% 101
Maryland 38% 56% 4% 2% 210
Massachusetts 35% 62% 3% 1% 194
Michigan 51% 47% 1% < 1% 134
Minnesota 45% 49% 6% < 1% 137
New Jersey 42% 55% 3% 1% 260
New York 43% 52% 4% 1% 389
North Carolina 47% 52% 1% < 1% 188
Ohio 60% 37% 2% 1% 175
Pennsylvania 50% 45% 4% < 1% 267
Tennessee 61% 33% 2% 4% 113
Texas 60% 37% 2% 1% 506
Virginia 52% 45% 1% 2% 260
Washington 45% 51% 3% 1% 141

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